SLOW boot and LONG wait when logging out to switch users.
misc at daminator.com
Fri Nov 2 19:54:58 UTC 2007
> On 11/02/2007 08:15 AM, damian wrote:
>> damian wrote:
>>> I have 2 ubuntu machines. One of them is taking a long long time to get
>>> from the gui screen starting up (cream background and spinning cursor)
>>> and the login screen coming up. This used to take about a second, but is
>>> not a couple of minutes.
>>> Is there any way to look behind the gui to see what's taking so long?
>>> Both machines have this same problem when logging out to switch users.
>>> The background goes blank and the spinning cursor comes up, then it
>>> seems to take forever before anyone can log in again.
>>> Any ideas or advice?
>>> Both machines have had MythBuntu added to them if that points to
>>> anything. I don't see why it should, but trying to figure this out.
>> Any thoughts on this?
>> I don't expect anyone to be able to know why the logging in and out is
>> so slow from the information I've given, but surely there's a way to
>> find out?
> Have you checked the usual: dmesg, /var/logs etc?
I'm afraid 'the usual' is abstract and unusual to me. I'm starting to
get my head around Linux a bit, but it's taking time.
I just typed:
into my Ubuntu box via SSH and it said command not found. No doubt I did
completely the wrong thing with your instruction.
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